Joe Corley Detention Facility, Conroe, Texas
March 17, 2014
Detainees at the Joe Corley Detention Center launch hunger strike in solidarity with detainees on strike in Tacoma, Washington.
Their demands include:
Stop the deportations
Just treatment for detainees
End overcrowding in the cells
End double judgment for old cases
Food with nutrition in it
Better medical care
Lower calling rates
Lower rates in the commissary
Hunger strikers Ramon Mendez Pascual and call out to speak on abuses they experienced in the facility.
No Estan Solos organizes two solidarity actions, one at the facility and the other in downtown Houston. The latter swarms the sheriff’s office with 75-100 people demanding an end to cooperation with ICE.